Ambient Ammonia Exposures in an Agricultural Community and Pediatric Asthma Morbidity.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) (2015)

Abstract:

Large-scale animal feeding operations compromise regional air quality in the rural US through emission of pollutants, such as ammonia gas. Exposure to airborne pollution from animal feeding operations may cause pediatric asthma exacerbations in surrounding communities.